Tips to Improve Agility for Athletic Performance

2018-11-14T21:00:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|

There is a ton of attention paid to the value of speed in sports performance. Although it is an important aspect of athletic performance, other than running straight ahead, athlete’s that perform on a court, field, or ring have the need for cutting on a dime, shuffle to cut off a drive, or dribbling past a defender. All of these moves necessitate, some would argue the most important aspect needed for athlete performance—agility.As with speed, agility has many components, including:Recognition/Reaction: Recognize the situation and react ASAPDecision-Making Speed: Moving as fast as possible while assessing game situationsBalance/Body Awareness: Controlling and knowing [...]